Is there any way to cause the host app to sync to an updated plugin (using grails 2.0.3)? Whether I use a SNAPSHOT version (0.2-SNAPSHOT), or upgrade the plugin to a new release version (0.3), nothing I do causes the plugin's artifacts to be updated in the host application. (I've got a controller and a few /src/groovy files that need updating.)
Here are the steps I followed:
1) After modifying the plugin and incrementing the version: clean, compile, package and maven-install it. Upon examining the local maven repo, the new version is there and looking good.
2) On the host app, run uninstall-plugin <plugin-name> <plugin-version>. Running list-plugins shows that the plugin is no longer installed. (Note that spring-security-core 18.104.22.168, upon which this plugin depends, is still installed.)
3) Also on the host app, upgrade the plugin version in BuildConfig.groovy, then run clean, compile and run-app. When the host app is starting up, my plugin descriptor prints its current version correctly to system.out.
However, none of the plugin's artifacts in the host application have been updated. The only way I have found to upgrade plugin artifacts within the host app is to manually move the modified artifacts into place.